la manteca
-the lard
See the entry for manteca.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (grease)
a. lard
Sazoné la trucha con ajo y hierbas, y la freí en manteca.I seasoned the trout with garlic and herbs and fried it in lard.
Esta receta pide dos tazas de manteca.This recipe calls for two cups of lard.
2. (substance made from cream) (River Plate)
a. butter
Me gustaría desayunar tostadas con manteca.I'd like to have toast and butter for breakfast.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grasa)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. fat
2. (mantequilla)
a. butter
manteca de cacaococoa butter
manteca de cerdolard
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1 (grasa) fat; animal fat
manteca de cerdo lard
2 especialmente (S. Cone) (mantequilla) butter
manteca de cacahuete peanut butter
manteca de cacao cocoa butter
manteca de vaca butter
manteca vegetal vegetable fat
3 (dinero) dough (muy_familiar); dosh (muy_familiar); (géneros) goods
; (p)
4 (Latinoamérica) (marihuana) pot (familiar); grass (familiar)
5 (And) (criada) servant girl
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